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Improve and expand bike access in commercial and residential buildings

Expanding on the success of the City’s Bikes in Buildings law, DOT will work to pass City Council legislation to further broaden bike access in commercial buildings, extend bike access provisions to residential buildings, and allow folding bikes in all passenger elevators.

Strategic Plan 2016 Initiative

3.2.4

Related OneNYC Initiative

1.6.4

Short-Term Milestones (by end of 2017)

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DOT will work with the City Council to pass bills on bike access to residential and commercial buildings and folding bicycle access to elevators.

Completed

DOT worked with the City Council to pass Intros 795, 695, and 405 regarding bike access to residential and commercial buildings and folding bicycle access to elevators.  DOT adopted rules to allow for enforcement of these local laws, which went into effect in November 2017.

Medium-Term Milestones (by end of 2021)

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